CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Southern Illinois University baseball team announced its schedule for the 2015 season. The schedule features a well-balanced slate of 28 home games and 27 road games. SIU will face three teams (TCU, Indiana State, and Dallas Baptist) that qualified for the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
We continue the countdown today with number #56, Southern Illinois RHP Sam Coonrod. In his sophomore campaign with the Salukis, Coonrod showed dominance on the mound, proving that he had the stuff to be an elite starting pitcher in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC). The 6’1” right-hander made 15 starts during the 2013 season and […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Southern Illinois baseball team has released its schedule for the 2014 season. Southern will open the season with eight straight road games beginning on Friday, Feb. 14 with a three-game series at Western Kentucky. The following weekend the Salukis will head to Thibodaux, La. to play in […]
Here is your Day 1 Recap from the 2013 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Game 1: Indiana State 4 Creighton 3 NORMAL, Ill. – In game one of the 2013 MVC Baseball Championship, No. 6 Indiana State took down No. 3 Creighton, 4-3 from Duffy Bass Field in Normal, Ill. The Sycamores will face the winner […]
An exciting weekend of Missouri Valley conference play is in the books as each series saw it’s teams square off in closely contested match-ups. Perhaps the most exciting was Missouri State and Illinois State’s Friday night opener, in which starters Nick Petree and Chris Razo exchanged strike-outs down the stretch before Petree was ultimately handed […]
The start of Missouri Valley Conference play was marked as it always seems to be: with a winter snow storm. All the teams in the Valley rushed to finish their series before Sunday (with the notable exception of Wichita State who had the fortune of playing in Hawaii—and ironically had Sunday’s game rained out). In […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE CARBONDALE, Ill. – Southern Illinois University has extended the contract of head baseball coach Ken Henderson through the end of the 2014 season, the school announced on Monday. Henderson is entering his third season as the head coach of the Salukis after guiding SIU to the championship game of the Missouri […]